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Jane Steele : a confession / Lyndsay Faye.

Faye, Lyndsay, author. (Author).
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  • 40 of 40 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
APLS-Decatur FIC FAYE JAN (Text) 34207001994855 Adult Fiction Available -
Attica Public Library - Attica F FAYE, LYNDSAY (Text) 74231000113060 Adult Fiction Available -
Carnegie Public Library of Steuben County - Angola FIC FAYE (Text) 33118000171879 Adult: General Fiction Available -
Cicero Branch FIC.c Faye, Lyndsay (Text) 78294000258579 Adult Fiction Available -
Coatesville-Clay Township Public Library - Coatesville F FAYE (Text) 78321000025393 Adult Fiction Available -
Culver-Union Township Public Library - Culver FIC FAY JAN (Text) 34304000816772 Adult - Fiction Available -
Danville-Center Township Public Library - Danville F Fay (Text) 32604000221481 DCTPLD AD Fiction Available -
Flora-Monroe Township Public Library - Flora FIC FAY (Text) 50825010697208 Fiction Available -
Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library - Bookmobile WSPT FIC FAYE (Text) 32826014020358 Adult Fiction Available -
Greenwood Public Library - Greenwood FAY (Text) 36626103724571 Adult Fiction Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780399169496
  • ISBN: 0399169490
  • Physical Description: 422 pages ; 25 cm
  • Edition: U.S. edition.
  • Publisher: New York : G. P. Putnam's Sons, [2016]

Content descriptions

General Note: "A novel"--Book jacket.
Summary, etc.: A sensitive orphan, Jane Steele suffers first at the hands of her spiteful aunt and predatory cousin, then at a grim school where she fights for her very life until escaping to London, leaving the corpses of her tormentors behind her. After years of hiding from the law while penning macabre “last confessions” of the recently hanged, Jane thrills at discovering an advertisement. Her aunt has died and her childhood home has a new master: Mr. Charles Thornfield, who seeks a governess. Burning to know whether she is in fact the rightful heir, Jane takes the position incognito, and learns that Highgate House is full of marvelously strange new residents—the fascinating but caustic Mr. Thornfield, an army doctor returned from the Sikh Wars, and the gracious Sikh butler Mr. Sardar Singh, whose history with Mr. Thornfield appears far deeper and darker than they pretend. As Jane catches ominous glimpses of the pair’s violent history and falls in love with the gruffly tragic Mr. Thornfield, she faces a terrible dilemma: can she possess him—body, soul, and secrets—without revealing her own murderous past? A satirical romance about identity, guilt, goodness, and the nature of lies, by a writer who Matthew Pearl calls “superstar-caliber” and whose previous works Gillian Flynn declared “spectacular,” Jane Steele is a brilliant and deeply absorbing book inspired by Charlotte Brontë’s classic Jane Eyre.
Subject: Women serial murderers > Fiction.
Interpersonal relations > Fiction.
Governesses > Fiction.
Murder > Fiction.
Orphans > Fiction.
England > Fiction.
Genre: Love stories.
Historical fiction.

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